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Turkish Town Sends Beautiful Message of Peace to Greece

Although tensions are rising between the neighboring countries due to Turkish aggression and threats in the Eastern Mediterranean, residents of the Turkish seaport Datça recently sent a heartwarming message of peace to Greece. Every year, athletes from Datça, a picturesque...

Hundreds of Illegal Immigrants Transported off Greek Island of Symi

The transportation of more than 300 refugees and illegal immigrants who arrived from Turkey to the small island of Symi began this week. All the individuals will be moved to already-established migrant camps across Greece. Following repeated complaints from Symi mayor Eleftherios...

Migrants Arriving from Turkey Sleep on the Streets on Greece’s Symi

The problem of the increasing migrant flows from Turkey to European shores was recently highlighted by the local authorities of the island of Symi. Symi is a small, picturesque island in the Dodecanese archipelago, that doesn’t have any facilities to...

Greek Submarine Surprises Locals and Tourists in Symi (video)

An unexpected surprise awaited locals and tourists in the picturesque island of Symi in Greece’s Dodecanese on Sunday. A large military submarine emerged from the waters in the old port of the island, providing bystanders with a rare opportunity to...

Greek President: There are No Grey Zones in the Aegean and Especially in the Dodecanese

President of the Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos on Tuesday sent a message to Turkey that it should respect International Law and the European acquis. Pavlopoulos was on the island of Symi for the celebrations of the 73rd anniversary of the Dodecanese...

Government Declares State of Emergency on Symi Island After Storm

The Greek government declared a state of emergency on the island of Symi on Tuesday, after a sudden downpour swept cars into the sea, damaged homes and cut off electricity and water supplies. "The first daylight in Symi revealed the...

Cars Fall into the Sea of Symi Island during Storm "Eurydice"

Cars have fallen into the sea at the port of Symi island, as storm "Eurydice" hit on Monday, causing minor damages due to the floods that followed and leaving the island without power. The raging torrents swept 10-12 cars into...

UK Princess Beatrice Does a Bit of Plate-Smashing on Symi Island (photos)

Princess Beatrice of York joined in the fun at a fish restaurant, on the Greek island of Symi. The eldest daughter of Prince Andrew, Duke of York, and Sarah, Duchess of York was spotted dancing on the tables and smashing...